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Today I downloaded the Ubuntu 10.04 x64 .iso but when trying it out in live cd the keyboard of both my laptop and a microsoft branded one didn't work. I was planning into installing Ubuntu in a partition but I couldn't even put my info in the installation process to do it.

Is this a problem with the .iso or the driver? because I'm afraid that if I can actually go ahead with the installation then the keyboard won't work after that too.

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Don't know if it's going to work, but did you try to test Ubuntu 32 bits version? It's suggested to do it if:

3) You have hardware / peripherals that are not yet supported for some odd reason under 64-bit.

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Drivers. I've had similar troubles with the keyboard and mouse since 9.04, nothing has worked yet. It'll persist after you install most likely :(

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